No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief in great men.
Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Quotes
Manners are stronger than laws
For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent, does not see into the fact, and...
Democracy is cumbersome, slow and inefficient, but in due time, the voice of the people...
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better....
The world is a republic of mediocrities, and always was.
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better,...
The mystical bond of brotherhood makes all men brothers
The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
Wonderful ''Force of Public Opinion!'' We must act and walk in all points as it...
History is the essence of innumerable biographies
The glory of a workman, still more of a master-workman, that he does his work...
Do the duty which lieth nearest to thee! Thy second duty will already have become...
Isolation is the sum total of wretchedness to a man.
Experience is the best of schoolmasters, only the school fees are heavy
Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.
Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an...
What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with...
No pressure, no diamonds.
The true university of these days is a collection of books.
Science must have originated in the feeling that something was wrong.